How Betty Cuthbert Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Betty Cuthbert reached the respectable age of 79 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous runner.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Australian runner who won 4 Olympic gold medals, three of them in Melbourne in 1956 and one in Tokyo in 1964.

She was only 18 when she entered the 1956 Summer Olympics.

She set a World Record in the 200 meter event at the 1956 Olympics.

How did Betty Cuthbert die?

Betty Cuthbert's death was caused by Multiple Sclerosis.

Information about the death of Betty Cuthbert
Cause of deathMultiple Sclerosis
Age of death79 years
ProfessionRunner
BirthdayApril 20, 1938
Death dateAugust 6, 2017
Place of deathMandurah, Australia
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

"The integral part of being a star is having the will to win. All the champions have it."

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"My salvation was a free gift. I didn't have to work for it and it's better than any gold medal that I've ever won."

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"I realised from a very early age that God gave me a gift, and that gift was to run, and I wanted to use it to the best of my ability."

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"My favourite event was the 200m, so as I won the 100m, I thought it was possible I'd win the 200m."

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"I always felt free when I ran. I suppose that's what was good about it."

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